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Occupational therapy – the forgotten speciality within the community mental health team?

  • Denise Coia (a1) and Anne Joice (a1)
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From the plethora of articles examining the role of individual disciplines within the community mental health team, one discipline appears almost conspicious by its absence. How has occupational therapy become the forgotten speciality?

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Burg, F. D., Brownlee, R. C., Howell Wright, F. et al (1976) A method for defining competency in paediatrics. Journal of Medical Education, 51, 824828.
Fidler, G. S. (1948) Psychological evaluation of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2, 284.
Ouvretveit, J. (1986) Organisation of Multi-disciplinary Community Teams. Brunei University (B.I.O.S.S.).
Yerxa, E. J. (1983) Audacious values: the energy source for occupational therapy practice. In Health through Occupation – Theory and Practice in Occupational Therapy (Kielhoffner, G.) Philadelphia: F. A. Davies Co.
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Occupational therapy – the forgotten speciality within the community mental health team?

  • Denise Coia (a1) and Anne Joice (a1)
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